Field issues related to effectiveness of insecticide-treated nets in Tanzania.

@article{Erlanger2004FieldIR,
  title={Field issues related to effectiveness of insecticide-treated nets in Tanzania.},
  author={Tobias E. Erlanger and Ali Akbar Enayati and Janet Hemingway and Hassan Mshinda and Adriana Tami and Christian Lengeler},
  journal={Medical and veterinary entomology},
  year={2004},
  volume={18 2},
  pages={
          153-60
        }
}
Insecticide-treated nets (ITNs) impregnated with pyrethroid insecticides have become one of the most promising interventions to prevent malaria in highly endemic areas. Despite the large body of experience documenting their health impact and the best way to distribute them, some key practical issues remain unresolved. For example, the duration of effective life of a net under field conditions is unknown. The most important factor affecting net effectiveness is the issue of regular re-treatment… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 69 CITATIONS, ESTIMATED 90% COVERAGE

Long-term field performance of a polyester-based long-lasting insecticidal mosquito net in rural Uganda

VIEW 9 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND, METHODS & RESULTS
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Physical condition and maintenance of mosquito bed nets in Kwale County, coastal Kenya

VIEW 7 EXCERPTS
CITES BACKGROUND
HIGHLY INFLUENCED

Bed net care practices and associated factors in western Kenya

VIEW 1 EXCERPT
CITES BACKGROUND

FILTER CITATIONS BY YEAR

2004
2019

CITATION STATISTICS

  • 7 Highly Influenced Citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
SHOWING 1-10 OF 33 REFERENCES

Experience of implementation. Net Gain – a New Method to Prevent Malaria Deaths (ed

  • R. M. Feilden
  • 1996
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Comparison of different insecticides and fabrics for anti-mosquito bednets and curtains.

VIEW 5 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Preliminary studies on the insecticidal activity and wash-fastness of twelve pyrethroid treatments impregnated into bedwetting assayed against mosquitoes

  • S. W. Lindsay, I. M. Hossain, S. Bennett, C. F. Curtis
  • Pesticide Science,
  • 1991
VIEW 4 EXCERPTS
HIGHLY INFLUENTIAL

Re-treatment of bednets in Tanzania.

VIEW 2 EXCERPTS

Field issues related to insecticide-treated nets in Tanzania

  • T. E. Erlanger
  • MSc Thesis. University of Basel and Swiss Tropical Institute
  • 2002
VIEW 2 EXCERPTS